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Chelsea forward Lucas Piazon signs with Reading on season-long loan

Lucas Piazon will go out on another loan to Reading this season.

Reading have signed Chelsea forward Lucas Piazon on a season-long loan.

The 21-year-old Brazilian, who has played three times for the Blues, will spend the entire 2015-16 campaign at the Royals, who fought off stern competition for his signature.

Boss Steve Clarke told the club's website: "Lucas is a very talented attacking player who can create chances and score goals.

"When we spoke I was impressed by both his maturity and desire to prove himself in English football after some loan moves to European...

Assessing Papy Djilobodji, Chelsea's reported new defensive signing

Papy Djilobodji is a raw but promising defender and looks set to join Chelsea this summer.

Chelsea have saved the best of the English Premiership transfer window drama for last with the surprise revelation of their interest in Senegalese defender Papy Djilobodji from French Ligue 1 side Nantes. Djilobodji has been based in France since 2009 and has made 12 appearances for his national side but remains remains relatively unknown.

The "accidental footballer?"

Djilobodji's career began in the peanut-trading town of Kaolock, on the Saloum River in Senegal, where he was part of the youth...